Perry led a reduced and socially distanced Ann Arbor Symphony in their season finale in the Michigan Theater. The program included Biber's Battalia, a chamber version of Bartok's Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, and Weingartner's arrangement of Beethoven's Grosse Fuge for string orchestra. The concert is available for streaming until June 30.
Perry returns to Hong Kong for Beethoven Mini Festival
Perry will be returning to the Hong Kong Sinfonietta on October 24 and 31 to lead the first live concerts in Hong Kong in several months. Both evenings will be dedicated to Beethoven’s music, with the Seventh Symphony on the first concert, and the Pastorale closing the second. The first concert will open with the world premiere of composer Daniel Lo’s Autumn Rhythm II, inspired by Jackson Pollock’s painting of the same name. Pianist Colleen Lee will be the soloist on both concerts, in the Third and Fifth concertos respectively.
National Arts Festival of South Africa
This year’s virtual National Arts Festival of South Africa will feature my 2018 performance of Verdi’s Requiem from Cape Town City Hall with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra. The concert will be available from 5 July.
Texu Kim Bounce!! (San Francisco Symphony Premiere)
Harrison Concerto for Pipa with String Orchestra (San Francisco Symphony Premiere)
Younghi Pagh-Paan Nim (San Francisco Symphony Premiere)
Takashi Yoshimatsu The Age Of Birds (San Francisco Symphony Premiere)
Zhou Long The Rhyme of Taigu (San Francisco Symphony Premiere)